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Observer Name: 
Greg Gagne with Dave Pease
Observation Date: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Avalanche Date: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Location Name or Route: 
Grizzly Gulch
Elevation: 
9500
Aspect: 
North
Slope Angle: 
38
Trigger: 
Skier
Trigger: additional info: 
Intentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type: 
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer: 
Facets
Depth: 
18"
Width: 
20
Vertical: 
30
Comments: 

Very easily provoked with a quick stomp on a steep test slope, and failed in faceted layer at the top of the Christmas storm. This avalanche, like most others today, still left much of the facets intact.

Coordinates: 
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